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Brewed by Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Nagano, Japan

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tokyo Black is the second brand at YoHo. A robust porter, well balanced between the malt and the hops. The complex chocolate and roast flavours of dark specialty malts are combined with a floral and slightly spiciness from Perle hops.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gmellison (368) - Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2013
big up arminjewell for the pour. pours a deep black with a strange aroma, smells like rice cakes sprinkled with chocolate. taste isnít bad, roasty chocolate, but a bit subdued. decent

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
arminjewell (5717) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Pour out of 12 oz can, thanks Markus! Dark black pour with a thin white head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, slight rye notes as well. Taste is a mix of slight biscuit, bread, hints of oak, slight bread and yeast, caramel, chocolate. Odd.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Can->shaker. Black with small tan head. Coffee and roasted malt. Bittersweet, tad thin. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttroha (170) - Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle. Golden in color. White head. Very strong floral flavor and very hoppy

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (485) - - AUG 24, 2013
Can. Pours opaque black with slight toffee head. Aroma of coffee and mixed nuts. Taste of dark chocolate and roasted coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (4088) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2013
On tap at Ant n Bee, August 2013. Almost black with a small, creamy tan head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, some chocolate and caramel. The finish was dry and medium bitter. Descent stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
burgy (454) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Not bad! I wasnt sure what to expect from this! Lots of nice velvety roast. Not much of a smell to it....

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Caterwaul (44) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Shared with DrSilverworm. Pours inky dark brown with mocha head. .75cm. recedes slowly into lace. Smells roasty. Charred. Almost smoky. Loads of coffee. Deep-ass shit. Smells good. Slick and smooth. Medium body. Coffee flavor. A little dark fruit. Niiiiice. Touch of dark chocolate. "Roasty, almost smokey" keeps coming back to mind. This is tasty. Lighter carbonation than I was expecting. Creamy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (410) - - JUL 22, 2013
Nice pour, black color with beige head. Cocoa, honey aromas. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, some coffee bitterness, little hops. Creamy finish, smooth and enjoyable Japanese porter.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BelgianBeerGal (3014) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Can from Aeon mall near Narita airport. This looks promising: black pour with a big milk, chocolate head. The aroma reminds me of slightly sweetened coffee with milk; also some nice roasted malt. The flavor is a bit of a letdown though. Really kinda thin and bland. Fine overall.


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